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Afghanistan election facing safety and logistical challenge

As Afghans prepare to cast their votes in the presidential election, organisers face severe security and logistical challenges.

The Taliban's attacks have forced the authorities to tighten security, and the difficulty of reaching all the voters has seen planes, bicycles and even donkeys used to deliver ballot papers.

Karen Allen reports from Mazar-e Sharif.

  • 04 Apr 2014
  • From the section Asia
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